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Surgical Weight Loss [electronic resource]

After repeated failed attempts at weight reduction through diet and exercise, surgery may be the most effective treatment for obese and morbidly obese individuals. By following the course of several men and women who undergo gastric reduction procedures, this program presents the complete process of surgical weight loss, from clinical assessment to post-operative follow-ups. Along with the case studies, doctors and surgeons discuss the physiological and social causes of obesity, criteria for surgery, and the two main techniques: gastric bypass and adjustable gastric band.
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2009; 2008
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Fixing Fat [electronic resource]

This episode examines the way in which the traditional weight-loss advice of dieting and exercising works for only five percent of the millions of us who are fighting flab. An operation that reduces the size of the stomach is a solution, but most overweight people would much prefer to take drugs to help them become thin. However, such medicines can cause dangerous - even fatal - side effects. Thus, a food of the future containing natural ingredients that can help us feel satiated and prevent us from overeating is being cooked up.
Online
1999